Moment Puerto Rican school teacher, 39, resists arrest after throwing & # 39; coffee into the face of a police officer and bit another leg & # 39; after a stop
- Verónica Rivera Cabrera was driving on the flatbed of a Ford Ranger when the driver was pulled by the police in Puerto Rico
- 39-year-old educator resisted arrest while the arresting officers tried to fascinate her
- Video footage shows the moment when she resisted arrest after biting a police officer
- Rivera Cabrera was accused of mistreatment and impediment of justice
A school teacher was arrested in Puerto Rico after attacking two police officers during a traffic stop on Sunday.
Verónica Rivera Cabrera was driving on the flatbed of a Ford Ranger when the driver of the vehicle was pulled by police in the municipality of Culebra.
Video footage shot by a passer-by shows the moment when the 39-year-old educator resisted arrest while the officers tried to fascinate her.
Verónica Rivera Cabrera (center) struggles during her arrest moments after attacking two police officers, throwing coffee in the face of one of them and bit another, during a traffic stop in Puerto Rico
Police officers in Culebra, Puerto Rico, arrest Verónica Rivera Cabrera (depicted lying on the ground) after attacking them on Sunday morning. She was accused of mistreatment and impediment of justice
According to a police report, the teacher became unmanageable when the driver of the truck, Agustín Santiago, was summoned for the traffic violation.
Rivera Cabrera then splashed a cup of coffee in the face of officer Samuel Pratt Acevedo.
She then bit Officer Wilfredo Santiago García's leg.
Rivera Cabrera can be seen in the viral video lying flat on her back on the floor, while one of the officers tried to keep her two legs together.
A second woman who recorded the incident called to the police: & # 39; You must let her go. & # 39;
Police officers (top left and right) were shot by a passerby in Culebra, Puerto Rico, who struggled with a woman trying to arrest her after she had bitten one of them and tossed coffee in the face of the other officer
While the other officer tried to put his handcuffs on Rivera Cabrera, she shouted: & # 39; You have not read my rights & # 39; being arrested.
As the fight continued, Rivera Cabrera repeatedly demanded that the police release her so that she could stand up.
The police managed to get Rivera Cabrera in a sitting position.
A police officer forcefully shoved her neck on her knees before they could get the handcuffs around her.
Rivera Cabrera was accused of mistreatment and impediment of justice. She would appear in court on Monday.
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